Jeroen Saeij named 2010 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences
June 18, 2010Biologist hopes to uncover new genetic risk factors for infectious disease as well as new therapies.
Chemical biologist and entrepreneur Carolyn Bertozzi awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 2, 2010Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley scientist honored for biotechnology innovations
Rapid analysis of DNA damage now possible
May 4, 2010Technology offers a new way to test potential cancer drugs, detect effects of hazardous agents in our environment.
Four undergraduates named Goldwater scholars
April 26, 2010
Gaining visibility into campus buildings’ real-time energy performance
January 29, 2010
‘Micro-ants’: Tiny conveyor belts for the 21st century
December 15, 2009A new method of moving tiny particles using magnetic polymer beads and magnetic fields could find uses in microchips and in medicine
How to encourage big ideas
December 9, 2009A new study suggests certain types of funding — which provide more freedom and focus less on near-term results — lead to more innovative and influential research.
Two from MIT win Marshall Scholarships
December 1, 2009Seniors Tanya Goldhaber and Vinayak Muralidhar will pursue graduate studies in Britain beginning next year.
"The Power of Basic Science Applied to Medical Progress"
November 16, 2009
Energy researchers find Obama an eager student
October 27, 2009In the President's visit to MIT labs he showed keen interest, quick understanding and warm appreciation, say his hosts
Two from MIT elected to the Institute of Medicine
October 12, 2009Professor of Economics Amy Finkelstein and Tyler Jacks, director of the Koch Institute, join arm of the National Academies of Science.
3 Questions: Phillip Sharp calls for 'New Biology' push
September 25, 2009The U.S. needs an ambitious biology research initiative to tackle broad challenges involving food, energy, the environment and health, says Nobel laureate.
New genomics institute is for the children, director says
June 19, 2003Eli & Edythe Broad give $100M to create institute with MIT, Harvard, and Whitehead to fulfill genome's promise for medicine